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OTHER WORDS FROM uniformitarianu·ni·form·i·tar·i·an·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for uniformitarianism
So far as the not-living world is concerned, uniformitarianism lies there, not only in germ, but in blossom and fruit.
This is the true "uniformitarianism" of geology which holds to the dominion of existing causes from the first.Facts and fancies in modern science|John William Dawson
To my mind there appears to be no sort of necessary theoretical antagonism between Catastrophism and Uniformitarianism.
On first thought it might seem that such lawless movement was rather in keeping with catastrophism than uniformitarianism.
Catastrophism and uniformitarianism are opposite extremes which must be combined and reconciled.